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  • Friends of the Libraries: Get your education at the library

    A better-educated society tends to be more comfortable financially. So it was no surprise to see the report on voter turnout in last Sunday's Orange County Register — although voter turnout was not my main interest. Two graphics showed...
  • Hinsdale girl starts Little Free Library

    Hinsdale girl starts Little Free Library
    Nine-year-old Annika Geiersbach loves to read, and she wants to share that passion with others. That's why she and her parents, Rik Geiersbach and Carolyn Burger, of Hinsdale, created their own Little Free Library. The family designed a yellow...
  • Coplay Public Library to host Scrabble Night July 28

    Enjoy some free family fun at Scrabble Night, 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Coplay Public Library. Registration is not required and the event is offered free of charge, according to the library's website. The library is open throughout summer noon-...
  • Harding letters reveal steamy side of 29th U.S. president

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On Christmas Eve 1910, future U.S. President Warren Harding wrote his mistress Carrie Phillips a letter that began: "There are no words, at my command, sufficient to say the full extent of my love for you ... mad, tender, devoted,...
  • Union To Picket Contractor At Raymond Library Job Site

    EAST HARTFORD — A Glastonbury contractor with a history of labor law violations is working on the Raymond Memorial Library renovation and expansion project, according to the New England Regional Council of Carpenters. The union is planning to...
  • Students create Little Free Library

    Students create Little Free Library
    To share their passion for reading, middle-schoolers Tyler Frank and Matt Barba built a spot for trading books at Camelot Community Center. Their Little Free Library is the first in Arlington Heights, but one of more than 10,000 around the world. The...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
  • Lower Macungie Library offering Pennsylvania German course

    Lower Macungie Library will offer a 15-week Pennsylvania German course beginning Sept. 8 through Dec. 15. The 15-week dialect class includes word learning, conversations and writing. The course costs $20 per person and will be held on Monday evenings...
  • Singer Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin Prize

    NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who penned hit tunes such as "Piano Man" and "New York State of Mind," will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on...
  • Meet candidates for upcoming primary

    Meet candidates for upcoming primary
    Florida's primary is Aug. 26. The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Candidates for judicial races including...
  • Park Ridge ballot issues come into focus

    Park Ridge ballot issues come into focus
    Park Ridge's referendum picture became clearer Monday as aldermen approved one question about airport noise and gave their first formal nod to a revamped question on a property tax increase for Park Ridge Public Library. The City Council unanimously...